DJ Sessions: Music From The Newport Folk Festival That Would Have Been07:21

Newport Folk Festival. (Courtesy Adam Kissick)
Newport Folk Festival. (Courtesy Adam Kissick)

We talk to Bill Bartholomew about the Newport Folk Festival that would have taken place last weekend were it not for the pandemic.

Hear from artists who would have played — like Deer Tick, Courtney Marie Andrews, and Lee Fields & The Expressions.

Music From The Segment

Deer Tick, "The Sad Sun"

Courtney Marie Andrews, "Old Flowers"

Lee Fields & The Expressions, "You're the Kind of Girl"

Cassady Rosenblum produced and edited this interview for broadcast.

This segment aired on August 5, 2020.


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